Ransom Grade School

400 S Lane St
Ransom, IL 60470
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Ransom Grade School serves 89 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
Ransom Grade School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Illinois for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 11-19% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 33%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-29% (which is lower than the Illinois state average of 38%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 is lower than the Illinois state level of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the Illinois state average of 52% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

Ransom Grade School's student population of 89 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 12 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students89 students
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Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
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School Rankings

Ransom Grade School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 3,672 schools in Illinois (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Ransom Grade School is 0.15, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (IL)
Overall Testing Rank
#1931 out of 3672 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
11-19%
33%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(18-19)
20-29%
38%
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Student : Teacher Ratio7:115:1
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American Indian
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n/a
Asian
1%
5%
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Hispanic
4%
26%
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Black
2%
17%
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White
92%
48%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
4%
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Diversity Score
0.150.68
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Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
47%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
2%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAllen-Otter Creek CCSD 65 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, IL Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Ransom Grade School is Streator Township High School (9.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Northlawn Junior High School (9.4 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Streator Northlawn Junior High School Math: 22% | Reading: 28%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 5-8 | 702 students
    9.4 miles
    202 E 1st St
    Streator, IL 61364
    (815) 672-4558
    9.4 5-8 702
  • Streator Streator Township High School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 872 students
    9.7 miles
    202 W Lincoln Ave
    Streator, IL 61364
    (815) 672-0545
    9.7 9-12 872
  • Streator Centennial Elementary School Math: 22% | Reading: 26%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 2-4 | 479 students
    9.9 miles
    614 Oakley Ave
    Streator, IL 61364
    (815) 672-2926
    9.9 2-4 479
  • Streator Kimes Elementary School
    Grades: PK-1 | 396 students
    10.6 miles
    1207 Reading St
    Streator, IL 61364
    (815) 672-2926
    10.6 PK-1 396
  • Streator Woodland Elementary/jr High School Math: 20% | Reading: 15%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 353 students
    10.7 miles
    5800 E 3000 North Rd
    Streator, IL 61364
    (815) 672-2909
    10.7 PK-8 353

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